Texas primary election results (statewide)

Texas primary results

Tuesday

Republican

President

  • Mitt Romney — 995, 949
  • Ron Paul — 172, 459
  • John Davis — 4,684
  • Charles "Buddy" Roemer — 4, 704
  • Rick Santorum — 114, 973
  • Newt Gingrich — 67, 888
  • Michele Bachmann — 12, 327
  • Jon Huntsman — 9, 507
  • Uncommitted — 61, 290

U.S. senator

  • David Dewhurst — 624,165
  • Curt Cleaver — 6, 649
  • Joe Agris — 4,557
  • Lela Pittenger — 18,029
  • Ben Gambini — 7,193
  • Glenn Addison — 22,888
  • Tom Leppert — 186,675
  • Ted Cruz — 479,081
  • Craig James — 50,211

U.S. Representative, District 19

  • Chris Winn — 15,675
  • Randy Neugebauer — 45,372

Railroad commissioner

  • Becky Berger — 140,199
  • Roland Sledge — 115,507
  • Warren Chisum — 318,533
  • Joe Cotten — 122,181
  • Beryl Burgess — 52,948
  • Christi Craddick — 419,188

Railroad commissioner, unexpired term

  • Al Lee — 72,507
  • Elizabeth Murray-Kolb — 241,041
  • Greg Parker — 310,360
  • Barry Smitherman — 494,607

Justice, supreme court, place 2

  • Steve Smith — 487,556
  • Don Willett — 641,320

Justice, supreme court, place 4

  • John Devine — 356,237
  • David Medina — 431,491
  • Joe Pool, Jr. — 318,052

Justice, supreme court, place 6

  • Nathan Hecht — 989,628

Presiding judge, court of criminal appeals

  • Sharon Keller — 997,077

Judge, court of criminal appeals, place 7

  • Barbara Parker Hervey — 976,573

Judge, court of criminal appeals, place 8

  • Elsa Alcala — 957,406

Member, state board of education, district 15

  • Anette Carlisle — 58,228
  • Marty Rowler — 59,450

State senator, district 31

  • Kel Seliger — 49,954
  • Randy Rives — 15,856

State representative, district 88

  • Jim Landtroop — 6,358
  • Ken King — 5,569
  • Gary Walker — 3,162
  • Mac Smith — 3,368

Party referendum

School choice

The state should fund education by allowing dollars to follow the child instead of bureaucracy, through a program which allows parents to choose their child's school, public or private, while also saving significant taxpayer dollars.

  • Yes — 1,177,453
  • No — 214,786

Repealing Obamacare

Congress should immediately repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (otherwise known as Obamacare) and reject the rationing of healthcare by government or the intrusion by government into the doctor-patient relationship.

  • Yes — 1,318,015
  • No — 101,341

Public prayer

Government should be prohibited from restricting the content of public prayer.

  • Yes — 1,301,105
  • No — 123,818

Balanced budget and controlling government growth

Out of control spending should be stopped at all levels of federal and state government through constitutional amendments limiting any increase of government spending to the combined increase of population and inflation, requiring voter approval.

  • Yes — 1,320,757
  • No — 84,141

Redistricting

The Texas Legislature should redraw the court-imposed lines for Congress and state legislative districts in its upcoming session in order to remedy inequities.

  • Yes — 995,799
  • No — 321,780

Democrat

President

  • Bob Ely — 14,280
  • Barack Obama — 517,939
  • Darcy G. Richardson — 25,231
  • John Wolfe — 29,696

U.S. senator

  • Addie Dainell Allen — 113, 412
  • Sean Hubbard — 79,981
  • Paul Sadler — 173,947
  • Grady Yarbrough — 127,971

Railroad commissioner

  • Dale Henry — 444,810

Justice, supreme court, place 6

  • Michele Petty — 437,338

Presiding judge, court of criminal appeals

  • Keith Hampton — 429,783

Party referendum

Proposition one

Any graduate of a Texas high school who has lived in the state for at least three years and lived here continuously for the last year, should be eligible for in-state tuition at state supported colleges and universities and given the opportunity to earn legal status through a higher education or military service.

  • For —487,432
  • Against — 86,311

Proposition two

Because a college education is increasingly necessary for jobs that allow our citizens to achieve middle class lifestyles and become the entrepreneurs who create the jobs that our economy relies on, we call on the Texas Legislature to fund colleges and universities such that tuition and fees can be affordable to all Texans.

  • For — 533,902
  • Against — 42,663

Proposition three

Should the Texas legislature allow people of Texas to vote to legalize casino gambling with all funds generated being used only for education.

  • For — 426,847
  • Against — 152,216

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